Animal disease workshop geared toward dairy

Animal disease workshop geared toward dairy

Dairy farmers and the dairy industry should prepare for the possibility of a contagious disease outbreak, such as foot-and-mouth disease. 

On Jan. 27 and Feb. 11, the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship, along with Iowa State University, will host two one-day workshops for dairy producers, processors, veterinarians,Extension employees, emergency responders and others.

One workshop will be offered Jan. 27 at Sioux Center in northwest Iowa, at Terrace View, 230 St., Andrews Way. The same workshop topics will also be offered Feb. 11 at Calmar in northeast Iowa at the Northeast Iowa Dairy Foundation headquarters, 1527 Highway 150 S.

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